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how do i remove the door panel on a 2008 Mazda 3

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Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Mazda Ed replied 9 years ago.
Hi! Which door?
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Reply to Mazda Ed's Post: front driver's side
Expert:  Mazda Ed replied 9 years ago.

2008 - Mazda3 - Body Accessories

FRONT DOOR TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. (Vehicle with power window system or power outer mirror)
2. Using a small flathead screwdriver, open the cap and remove the screw, then remove the inner handle cover.

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3. Remove the inner garnish.
4. Remove the regulator handle. (Vehicle without power window system)
5. Using a small flathead screwdriver, open the cap and remove the screw.

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6. Detach clips A from the front door using a fastener remover.
7. Pull the front door trim upward and detach tabs B from the front door.
8. Disconnect the power window main switch connector and power outer mirror switch connector (LH). (Vehicle with power window system or power outer mirror)
9. Disconnect the power window subswitch connector (RH). (Vehicle with power window system)
10. Remove the front door trim.
11. Install in the reverse order of removal.

 

INNER GARNISH REMOVAL/INSTALLATION

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
2. Pull the inner garnish outward and detach clip A.

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3. Disconnect the connector.
4. Detach the tabs B and remove the inner garnish.
5. Install in the reverse order of removal.